PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Update on COVID-19 in Greenwich
Here is an update from First Selectman Fred Camillo on the Town’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the needs of our residents. The updates also will be posted on the Town website’s dedicated page (www.greenwichct.gov/covid19) for COVID-19 information.
As of today, Thursday, April 30, there are 676 Greenwich residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Greenwich Health Department Director Caroline Baisley. That represents three (3) more than cases than the 673 reported on Wednesday, April 29.
Greenwich Hospital reports that today, Thursday, April 30, 2020, there were 69 COVID-19 positive patients being treated in several different Hospital units. So far, 367 patients have been discharged from the Hospital and continue their recuperation at home. There have been 4,858 people have been tested at the Hospital outpatient test site with 1,658 testing positive. These numbers reflect patients who live in Greenwich as well as those from other municipalities in Connecticut and in Westchester County.
According to the Connecticut Department of Public Health, there are 33 Greenwich residents who have died from the COVID-19 virus, as of Wednesday, April 29.
As previously announced, the Griffith E. Harris Golf Course will REOPEN at 8 a.m. Monday, May 4. The operational and playing protocol changes include one person per cart, tee times are by reservation only which can be made online, and the putting green, practice bunker and chipping green remain closed. The complete list of operational and playing protocols can be found here.
Other resources for residents and businesses and other helpful tips:
The next update will be at 4 p.m. Friday, May 1, 2020, unless there is a development that warrants immediate public notification.
For inquiries, please contact Executive Assistant to the First Selectman Barbara Heins at firstname.lastname@example.org.